Tom Perry is an educational effectiveness and improvement researcher and lecturer. He leads the educational leadership Master’s programmes at the University of Birmingham and is an associate researcher at the Centre for the Use of Research and Evidence in Education (CUREE). Tom works to support school and system leaders at all levels to improve schools through research- and evidence-informed policy and practice.
Tom’s research has a particular focus on evaluation and monitoring, quantitative methods and secondary data analysis, and research synthesis and review. Topics which he has examined in-depth through his work include school value-added (‘Progress’) measures, teacher evaluation, professional development and learning programmes, and school effects on wider (‘non-cognitive’) outcomes. His work on school accountability has led to several high-impact papers, an interview on BBC Radio 4, and has been cited widely and internationally including by UNESCO, the Young Lives International Study, FFT Education Datalab and featured in national news media.
About me: University Staff Profile
Publications: List of Publications and Google Scholar Profile
Programmes: MEd Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership MEd Level 7 Degree Apprenticeship
MA School Improvement and Educational Leadership
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